Asian Games: The journey and facts from New Delhi 1951 to…

first_img F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd SportAsian GamesLatest Sports NewsSports BusinessNews WTC Final IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli displays his dancing skills on the beats of Bharat Army’s Dhol; Watch video Euro 2020 LIVE broadcast in more than 200 countries, check how you can watch Live Streaming of EURO 2020 in your country Formula 1 by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeFoundation Repair | Search AdsThe Prices For Crawl Space Repair In Scottsdale Might Surprise YouFoundation Repair | Search AdsUndo24/7 SportsIt’s Amazing To See How These NBA Stars Have Changed Since College24/7 SportsUndoMicrosoftBring your desktop to life with Bing WallpaperMicrosoftUndoAlso Read: 10 new sports disciplines to feature at Asian Games 2018Here are 20 interesting trivial facts in the 68-year and 18-edition journey of the Asian Games: Also Read: Sony Pictures Network dedicates six screens to Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Cricket The first ever official Games in New Delhi in 1951 had the representation of only 11 countries in six disciplines. The 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang will feature 45 Asian nations in 58 sporting disciplines.In spite of India being a “Super Power” in Hockey then, the sport was not included in the New Delhi Asian Games in 1951. India had won all the six Olympic golds in Hockey between 1928 and 1956.Jakarta, Indonesia, has also played host to the 4th edition of the Asian Games in 1962.The 18th Asian Games also mark the first occasion when the Asian Games competition is spread across two cities – Jakarta and Palembang.The 1958 Tokyo included the field hockey ever in the Asian Games.The 1958 Tokyo is also credited for the debut of the Torch Relay in the Asian Games.In the 1962 Jakarta Asian Games, Indonesia government did not issue visas to athletes from Israel and Taiwan for political reasons.At the 1982 Asian Games in New Delhi also marked the first ever broadcast on coloured television in India. The games with the state-of-the-art technology and hi-tech OB vans had ushered a new era for television broadcast in India.The 1982 Asian Games New Delhi were also the first Asiad ever to have a Games’ mascot – Appu.At the Seoul Asian Games in 1986, India’s PT Usha won four gold and one silver medal.The 1994 Hiroshima Asian Games in Japan were the first time ever that Asiad were hosted by a city other than a national Capital.Bangkok Thailand has hosted the event four times, and on each occasion, the closing of the Games was on the same day, December 20, and all were opened by Bhumibol Adulyadej.Bhutan, Maldives and Timor-Leste (East Timor) are yet to win a single medal at the Asian Games.In 2018 it will be the first time the Asian Games are being co-hosted in two cities – the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, and Palembang, the capital of South Sumatra province.Bangkok is the only city to have hosted the Asian Games on FOUR occasions – 1966, 1970, 1978 and 1998. Bangkok is also the only city to host two consecutive Asian Games. Bangkok twice played host to the Asian Games as the countries which were allocated the right to host – Seoul (1970) and Singapore (1978) – have declined.Also in 1978, Islamabad was first chosen to host the Asian Games but Pakistan had declined due to conflicts with India and Bangladesh. Pakistan is yet to get an Asian Games ever since.The 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok were the first time ever when an Asian Games host city was decided by the bidding process.South Korea has played host to the Asian Games thrice – Seoul in 1986, Busan in 2002 and Incheon in 2014.Japan in 2026 will host the Asian Games for the third occasion after Tokyo (1958) and Hiroshima (1994).India, China and Indonesia have hosted the Asian Games on two occasions. 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WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start The 18th edition of the Asian Games will formally start with the inaugural ceremony at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, tomorrow (Saturday). From a mere six sporting disciplines and 11 nations in the first ever official Asian Games at the National Stadium (now Major Dhyan Chand Stadium) in New Delhi, the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta and Palembang will witness athletes from 45 nations competing in 45 medal disciplines.The torch relay, that connects the participating nations, and the mascot, the identity of the games, are today an integral part of the multi-nation, multi-sports Games, believe it or not, the inaugural Asian Games in 1951 neither had a torch relay nor a mascot. In fact, it had taken several editions of these two key aspects of the Games to emerge. 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Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) 2019 Annual Report

first_imgCaudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Property sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Caudan Development Ltd (CAUD.mu)  2019 annual report.Company ProfileCaudan Development Limited deals in the investment and development of real estate properties and provision of security services in Mauritius. The company also owns, promotes and develops Le Caudan Waterfront, which is a mixed commercial project on the waterfront of Port Louis. Apart from Le Caudan Waterfront, Caudan Development Limited rents out industrial buildings situated at Pailles, Riche Terre, and Albion Dock. The company also deals in the sale of alarm equipment and property protection services. Caudan Development Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Good Friday Offering celebrates generous support for Middle East ministries

first_img Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Good Friday Offering celebrates generous support for Middle East ministries [Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s annual Good Friday Offering appeal, which gathers and distributes funds in support of ministries throughout the Anglican Communion’s Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, is celebrating its most generous collection in 10 years.Funds collected from the 2014 Good Friday Offering and available for distribution this year totaled $377,663.51, more than $110,000 on the previous year and the largest offering since 2005, said the Rev. Canon Robert D. Edmunds, Middle East partnership officer for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.Edmunds said the offering is “a tangible expression of solidarity with our sister and brother Christians” throughout the province.Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori writes annually to all Episcopal Church congregations asking them to consider assistance for Jerusalem and the Middle East through the collections they receive during Good Friday services.“The offering we collect on Good Friday carries on the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth, through support for the many ministries of healing, feeding, and teaching among the dioceses of the province,” Jefferts Schori wrote in her January 2015 letter.The Episcopal Church of Jerusalem and the Middle East includes the four dioceses of Cyprus and the Gulf, Egypt, Iran, and Jerusalem. The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem includes more than 30 social service institutions throughout Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the Palestinian Territories.“Refugees are cared for, the sick and injured are healed, the dead are buried, children educated, women empowered by these ministries – and all are welcomed with open arms, like Abraham and Sarah’s guests,” Jefferts Schori wrote in her letter. “Jesus cared for all in need, without regard for nationality or creed, and these ministries do the same. It is the work of shalom and salaam, building peace in the hearts of suffering individuals and communities…. May our offering … strengthen the bonds among all God’s people, and bless each one with concrete and eternal signs of more abundant life.”The Rev. Bill Schwartz, treasurer and provincial secretary for the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East, told ENS that the province is “richly blessed each year” by the generosity expressed through the Good Friday Offering.“Part of the Good Friday Offering helps keep our provincial administration strong,” said Schwartz, an Episcopal Church missionary, “but the majority of the funds are used to extend the outreach of the church among those beyond our membership, giving the church an opportunity to give practical witness of Christ’s love among all people groups in the Middle East.”The Good Friday Offering dates back to 1922, when the U.S.-based Episcopal Church sought to create new relationships with and among Christians throughout the Middle East. From these initial efforts, which focused on a combination of relief work and the improvement of ecumenical and Anglican relations, the Good Friday Offering was created.“Through the years many Episcopalians have found the Good Friday Offering to be an effective way to express their support for the ministries of the four dioceses of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East,” according to information on The Episcopal Church website. “Pastoral care, education and health care continue to be primary ministries through which the reconciling spirit of the Christian faith serves all in need. Participation in this ministry is welcome. The generous donations of Episcopalians help the Christian presence in the Land of the Holy One to be a vital and effective force for peace and understanding among all of God’s children.”— Matthew Davies is an editor/reporter of the Episcopal News Service. Rector Albany, NY Tags Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit a Job Listing Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Anglican Communion, Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Comments are closed. Comments (1) Rector Washington, DC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Youth Minister Lorton, VA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Smithfield, NC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Collierville, TN Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Tampa, FL TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Middle East Rector Belleville, IL Submit a Press Releasecenter_img Rector Pittsburgh, PA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Featured Events In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ By Matthew DaviesPosted Jul 27, 2015 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Press Release Service Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Hopkinsville, KY Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Curate Diocese of Nebraska Owen Hoskin says: Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Featured Jobs & Calls July 27, 2015 at 11:09 pm Thank you for the report on the Good Friday gift to the Middle East Anglicans. I worked in Jerusalem for 6 years and attended both Anglican churches in Jerusalem and I can attest to the excellent work that they all do in ministering to body, mind and spirit across the region under the guidance of ++Suheil. It is nice to read Bob’s reported comments too. Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Submit an Event Listing Rector Shreveport, LAlast_img read more

Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking

first_img Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis [Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Canada is taking another step forward in its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery with the formation of a new discernment group led by General Synod Global Relations and Public Witness teams and the creation of an online human trafficking hub with information and resources. The moves are part of the province’s response to Resolution 15.10 of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2012.Full article. Tags Posted Aug 1, 2017 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Human Trafficking Comments (1) Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Featured Events Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Johanna Fredrics says: Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Tampa, FL Featured Jobs & Calls Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Pittsburgh, PA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Bath, NC Anglican Communion, Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Hopkinsville, KY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Submit an Event Listing Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Collierville, TN Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Smithfield, NC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET August 1, 2017 at 6:41 pm Bravo to our northern neighbors! No child of God deserves to be treated like a commodity. If our political leadership refuses to act, we have to take matters into our hands. Many prayers for you all. Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Albany, NY Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Belleville, IL Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Knoxville, TN Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Director of Music Morristown, NJ Advocacy Peace & Justice, Submit a Press Release Rector Washington, DC Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Comments are closed. The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Press Release Service TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Martinsville, VA Submit a Job Listinglast_img read more

Casa Puebla / rdlp arquitectos

first_img Year:  “COPY” 2017 “COPY” Photographs:  Jorge Taboada Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Casa Puebla / rdlp arquitectosSave this projectSaveCasa Puebla / rdlp arquitectos Save this picture!© Jorge Taboada+ 32Curated by Clara Ott Share CopyHouses, Sustainability•Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico Casa Puebla / rdlp arquitectos Houses ArchDailycenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/916044/casa-puebla-rdlp-arquitectos Clipboard Photographs Projects Architects: rdlp arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Mexico Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Helvex, Stanza, VALVOConstruction:Juan Carlos StefanoniEngineering :Bernardo CastroArchitects In Charge:Rodrigo de la Peña LarraldeDesign Team:Ruben Segovia y Delia LealCity:Heroica Puebla de ZaragozaCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Jorge TaboadaRecommended ProductsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40Porcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – BackPorcelain StonewareApariciPorcelain Tiles – BuildMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedText description provided by the architects. Casa Puebla displays a concept towards inside life where the visual motif is the Popocatépetl volcano, one of the most important natural icons in central Mexico.The residence was conceived through inspiration regarding the aesthetic values ​​of Mexican culture translating them into an avant-garde concept, in a fresh, contemporary and warm way, carefully selecting materials, as well as encouraging its residents to live both on the inside and to the outside through the openings towards the garden. Color and material palette seeks to blend architecture with its context, being an implicit tribute to the volcano.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Jorge TaboadaVolumetric design is defined according to the intersection of two rectangular volumes, creating an L-shape structure. The volume scheme is perceived as a visual contradiction, where the heavier looking block was intentionally set on the lighter looking one, placing a closed concrete volume on top of one made of glass, generating a contrasting visual dynamic.When approaching the house, the exterior can be perceived as blind and private, with a solid character that does not allow to see inside, however, upon entering the residence, a fluid and continuous space can be experienced, which opens to the exterior grounds and landscape, dissolving the boundaries between outside and inside.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaOne of the starting facts was that the location of the lot was compromised towards east and west, so on the upper floor the roof overhangs 5 to 6 meters as a shading strategy, specifically with the intention to safeguard social areas.At the entrance, a volume was defined as a double height space that becomes the distributor of the project, both horizontally and vertically. In this area, the staircase becomes one of the main design details, thanks to its concrete structure and floating wooden footprints.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaOn the ground floor, the social and service areas were defined, where the distribution unifies the living and the dining rooms, being in direct communication with the kitchen, and offering an integral and transparent living experience. At the social area, large sliding glass doors were designed to join interior and exterior spaces, increasing space considerably according to specific needs or requirements, which encourages family interaction and is ideal for social gatherings.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaOn the upper floor, the private areas are located, including the family room and bedrooms. On this level, wooden shutters were used as sun protection for the rooms.The material selection was based on the use of exposed textured surfaces to follow in a subtle way the regional tradition of tiles with identifiable textures.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaClearly, the board form concrete texture walls define a solid architectural identity for the house. Also, concrete joins wood on floor and wall applications, creating a contrast effect between both materials. It is worth noting that the light and shadow effect achieved on concrete walls due to natural lighting is one of the main design intentions, creating harmonious environments with great visual impact.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaSave this picture!Longitudinal section 02Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaTo promote interior space continuity and flexibility, a creative structural solution was proposed to reach an 8- meter span without having to use a post-tensioned slab structure. Considering this matter, a 20-centimeter double slab with intermediate rebar structure elements with a 1.50-meter separation was designed and constructed, defining a slab height of 80 centimeters, which can be considered a concrete open slab system.For the ground floor, the solution was to use a structural hybrid system of steel columns that includes a concrete core, which solves the open space and has a good performance in relation to seismic events, and at the same time providing the necessary support for the upper floor which has a greater structural load. Likewise, this column system allows having an open social area and greater privacy in the family area.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaThe construction process is traditional, and even artisanal, taking special care during the casting process and finishing of all concrete elements, due to its final finishing condition and being one of the main design materials for the project.As part of a sustainability strategy, the double height access ensures a continuous interior vertical ventilation. Also, by using sliding doors to create an open atmosphere cross ventilation is guaranteed, which avoids air conditioning usage completely.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaNatural light is essential inside this house defining interior environments naturally lit, minimizing artificial lighting which decreases interior space temperature and energy costs.To promote cool and shaded spaces, several reflecting pools, water features and extensive vegetation were defined both for the garden and entrance, which contributes to thermal sensation improvement and encourages the use and appropriation of exterior spaces.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaRegarding facades, double facades were used as solar protection, creating intermediate areas that serve as ventilation spaces or as terraces. Following the same intention, a series of shutters were used on the upper floor to avoid solar incidence over the building, which allows architecture to transform from a completely blind facade to an open one, an interesting effect that is defined according to its inhabitants’ needs.Save this picture!© Jorge TaboadaProject gallerySee allShow lessdaodaocoffee / HAD Architects& EPOSSelected ProjectsHillside View / ARRCCSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/916044/casa-puebla-rdlp-arquitectos Clipboard Area:  5688 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officerdlp arquitectosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSustainabilityHeroica Puebla de ZaragozaMexicoPublished on April 29, 2019Cite: “Casa Puebla / rdlp arquitectos” [Casa Puebla / rdlp arquitectos] 29 Apr 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Hilton managers help five local Middlesex organisations

first_img Howard Lake | 12 June 2003 | News Advertisement  60 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Senior managers at an international hotel company have donated their time to five Middlesex voluntary organisations.Yesterday all the General Managers and Regional Vice Presidents for Hilton UK & Ireland brandished spades, rakes and paint brushes to assist five local Middlesex community organisations with gardening, painting and cleaning on behalf of the Hilton in the Community Foundation.The beneficiary charities were Brambles Respite Care Home, St. Barts Church, Gables Nursing Home, Oakwood Secondary School and Horley Infants School. The volunteer initiative was part of the Annual General Managers’ conference held at the Hilton London Gatwick Airport.The six teams, totalling 127 people, were given three hours to complete their missions, which varied from clearing and planting pathways and flowerbeds to painting a play house.“We wanted to bring a different dimension to our meeting this year,” says Wolfgang M. Neumann, Area President Hilton UK & Ireland, which operates 78 hotels. “This hands-on approach re-iterates the aim of the Hilton in the Community Foundation – to provide for the communities local to our hotels, not just by providing funds but by taking an active interest. We are delighted to help provide a better environment for the people these organisations serve and help.” Hilton managers help five local Middlesex organisations AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Volunteering  59 total views,  3 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake on BBC Radio 4 today

first_img Howard Lake | 4 November 2004 | News You can hear the programme today on BBC Radio 4 at 3pm.  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. UK Fundraising’s publisher Howard Lake is speaking on this afternoon’s edition of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Questions Questions’.Last week Louis Homewood from Kent asked the problem-solving programme: “How do charities benefit from all the used stamps that people used to send them. And are there still charities that collect them?”UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake set up a stamps fundraising programme at Afghanaid and Amnesty International UK, so was invited on the programme to answer the question. Advertisementcenter_img UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake on BBC Radio 4 today Tagged with: Digital Recruitment / people Trading AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Philanthropist Awards announced

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Ireland Howard Lake | 4 December 2007 | News Philanthropist Awards announcedcenter_img  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Nominations were received from volunteer groups and other charitable organisations throughout Ireland. The winners were decided by a high profile independent judging panel which included Liz O’Donnell, Eamon Coghlan, Conor O’Clery and was chaired by author Deirdre Purcell. J.P. McManus received the Irish award for his involvement in and support of many charities throughout the country and particularly in Limerick and surrounding areas.Niall Mellon was given the International award for his exceptional work in Africa and The (Niall Mellon) Township Trust. The Township Trust has built over 4,302 homes for the homeless in Cape Town. Ms Roche said she hoped these awards will help inspire and encourage others who may be interested in planning their charitable giving. The Community Foundation for Ireland has announced the winners of the inaugural Philanthropist of the Year Awards. J.P. McManus was named Philanthropist of the Year – Ireland and Niall Mellon was awarded Philanthropist of the Year – International. Tina Roche, Chief Executive of The Community Foundation for Ireland, said We have chosen two highly deserving candidates for these awards. They have demonstrated the vision, passion and generosity that true philanthropy is about. These awards are not only about celebrating their current philanthropic activity but also recognising their ability to inspire others to think big, to get involved and to become the philanthropists of the future.”The Community Foundation for Ireland’s Philanthropist of the Year Awards recognise and honour those individuals who have shown exceptional generosity and commitment through direct financial support and engagement with charities and voluntary organisations both here in Ireland and abroad. Advertisementlast_img read more

Ignoring history to our detriment

first_imgThese lightly edited remarks were made by Mumia Abu-Jamal in a prerecorded message that aired on October 14 during “Conversations with Trudy,” an online interview program hosted by Trudy Knockless. The full episode is available at tinyurl.com/y3pscmjr and includes commentary by Workers World Party member Ted Kelly.Why did I even suggest the radical notion that the government is totally fascist? Most historians would disagree with the idea that there could ever be fascism in the U.S. As a student of history, I probably would have disagreed myself a few years ago. I know that in my youth as a member of the Black Panther Party we spoke about “the fascist government” of Richard Nixon, the former Attorney General John Mitchell and Spiro Agnew, and their war against Black America and Black freedom movements. We used words like fascism and I think we were trying to speak about the threat of things coming but not the threat of things that existed.Until a friend of mine — my doctor, actually — talked to me about the period of American history after Reconstruction. Again, students of history know we’re talking about a period of history after 1865, after the Civil War, and after the so-called Reconstruction amendments to the Constitution, the 13th, the 14th, and the 15th amendments which granted the rights to vote and the right to be a citizen to African American freedmen. So for ten, perhaps fifteen years, Reconstruction obtained that in many parts of the South.And then it was crushed by terrorist wars waged by the Ku Klux Klan, the White Citizens Council, and other similar white supremacist organizations allied with the state to crush the freedom movement of African American people. This was a fascist war that the government ignored because it was on one side. People wrote to Washington but they got no answers. Black people were driven out of Congress and then driven away from the vote at the risk of being robbed, beaten, terrorized, murdered, or burned — or all those things. So we had fascism in the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.W.E.B. DuBois writes about the Red Summers of the teens of the 20th century, 1918, 1919. And there were white riots against Black communities in Cincinnati, in Philadelphia, in Louisville, and all across the country. That was fascism. And we’re used to thinking about fascism in the context of Mussolini in Italy or Hitler in Germany. But we’re not used to seeing this read as an American face or in an American accent. And that’s our fault. That’s our problem. We have ignored history to our detriment.Think about this. If the American Constitution granted the rights of Black people to vote after the Civil War ended in 1865, why did it take the Civil Rights Movement of 100 years later to make those rights real and to call for the recall of laws that diminished Black freedom?So we’re thinking about fascism. And I think we need to look at it and then look at this era that we’re living in now.Ona MOVE. From a Prison Nation, this is Mumia Abu-Jamal. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Student development dean reflects on her 43 years at TCU

first_imgLinkedin Higgins (third from left, bottom row) is a beloved member of TCU SDS (Photo Courtesy: TCU SDS) + posts Welcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Charlotte Tomlinson First-year class is largest in TCU’s history Previous articleOU’s Reaves too much for TCU in Big 12 openerNext articleLouisiana Tech matchup means more for TCU’s Wallow Charlotte Tomlinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Charlotte Tomlinsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/charlotte-tomlinson/ Mask mandate and other changes make studying more difficult for some students Twittercenter_img What we’re reading: National Guard assembled in two states, U.S. unemployment drops Charlotte Tomlinsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/charlotte-tomlinson/ Student Success Series workshops aim to support TCU students Facebook Twitter Charlotte Tomlinsonhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/charlotte-tomlinson/ Linkedin ReddIt printTCU’s associate dean of student development has seen the university blossom during her 43 years on campus. Dr. Kay Higgins, who is retiring this month, has seen the addition of state-of-the-art buildings and growth in the student population that now exceeds 10,000. She has filled multiple roles at the university and seen what began as a part-time job in the housing office morph into a successful career. Her dedication and love for students and faculty alike will be treasured, even as her time on campus comes to a close. “I get consistently good feedback from our parents saying that they love working with Dr. Higgins because she ‘gets’ college-age students,” said Chancellor Victor Boschini. “To say I am sad she is leaving would be an understatement. She is retiring knowing, without a doubt, that she made a tangible difference in the lives of literally thousands of TCU students, past and present.”Higgins has been at TCU for 43 years. Photo courtesy: Kay HigginsCareer Higgins arrived on campus in 1977 planning to earn a master’s degree in religious studies from the Brite Divinity School.A part-time job working in housing took her in a different direction. Within a year she was working as a full-time area coordinator, coordinating with hall directors and RAs – a role she held for 16 years.Higgins said she loved working hands-on and supporting all students and faculty. She was constantly seeking out ways to better the experiences for not only the students but for her team members and coworkers alike. “There are many former hall directors who will tell you that Kay’s mentorship was vital in helping them be successful,” said Dr. Don Mills, a distinguished professor of educational leadership. Mills, whose been at TCU since 1972, is a former director of housing, associate dean of students and longtime work colleague of Higgins. “Many of those who prospered under Kay’s guidance have themselves gone on to successful careers in student affairs,” said Mills. While Higgins enjoyed her time in housing, she was always “looking for other playgrounds to play in.” The position of director of new student orientation was one that Higgins had seen filled multiple times over the years and one she felt ready to take on. “So, I finished out my housing role and became the director of new student orientations, which I did for 16 years,” Higgins said. “When Don became vice chancellor of student affairs in 1994, my role was moved to Student Development Services.” When Higgins joined SDS, it directed five organizations – now there are nearly 300.While working in SDS, Higgins also became the first director of what is now the Gender Resource Office to support and encourage women to grow during their time on campus. Higgins has always had a strong passion for women’s success, especially on the college campus. She utilized her leadership position to ensure the success and stability of this campus’s resources. Her passion came in part from looking at national data that showed women frequently belittle all of their accomplishments and hard work due to lack of confidence. “When looking at resumes and applications for women students, they showed the women were performing at the top of all their classes and making significant contributions,” said Higgins. “ But the women were rating themselves in the low 30th percentile for feeling they were competent at doing these things, and that always bothered me.”In order to combat these statistics, Higgins held lectures and workshops helping students understand “that who you perceive you are and who you perform to be are not in agreement, you just have to step up.” TCU’s growth Higgins was born and raised in Georgia and attended Mercer University, a small school in Macon, Georgia. Coming from a campus with roughly 500 total students in each class, Higgins said that when she first arrived in Fort Worth she “thought this place was bigger than New York City.”While to Higgins the school was notable and prominent, to the city of Fort Worth it was just another cluster of buildings. Higgins said it best, saying at the time TCU was the “untapped Texas secret.” Back then, Higgins would get calls from parents who lived less than 15 minutes from campus, but had no idea where the campus was. This integration of the campus and the city was not something that came easy but rather something the people had to work hard to bring about. “Now, TCU is such a dynamic party of the economy, of the city and the culture and in infusion of people from around the world,” said Higgins. With the building of that community relationship, cultural and geographic diversity became another priority for TCU, Higgins said. “The intention to diversify was very, very specific and calculated,” Higgins said. “Because ultimately, the more diverse an institution is, the better education every student will receive, as long as students are open to learning from others.” ReflectionHiggins’s dedication and work, which was largely behind the scenes, never went unnoticed. “At TCU we pride ourselves on being a connected campus. Kay took that responsibility seriously: helping students who were struggling, identifying new ways to support students, mentoring staff and being 100% pro-student. Kay is what it means to be a true ‘Horned Frog’,” Mills said.Having worked under four chancellors, Higgins has watched and taken part in the growth of the university over the last 43 years.Along with Mills and Higgins, one other person who has been at TCU since the early 1980s is a long-time friend and colleague, Mary Ruth Jones.Jones, who is also retiring this year, said TCU will be losing a special and devoted colleague. Read More: Mary Ruth Jones affects every Horned Frog she meets“I have known Kay Higgins since 1985 when I went to work as the admin in the TCU Housing office, we worked together and became good friends,” said Jones. “Kay is a dedicated leader and motivator and even though she is retiring she will still be a part of TCU.”Until the pandemic, Jones and Higgins saw each other every week and have been active parts of each other’s lives. “I was there when she and Keith Spalding married and I was there when both her children, Mary Catherine and Christopher, were born,” said Jones. Even though her career at TCU is ending, Higgins has no plans of slowing down. “I always find myself wanting to get into more philanthropy work, but because there are only so many hours in the day, I find myself saying ‘no’ a lot,” said Higgins. “So after I nap for two months, I am going to work trying to make what contribution I can to Fort Worth and to TCU!”As Mills said, even though Higgins didn’t attend TCU, she is just as much a Horned Frog as any student on campus. 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